Fox Report with Shepard Smith

1999, TV Show


The Biz: Shepard Smith Assumes New Role at Fox News

Shepard Smith

Shepard Smith is giving up Fox Report, his nightly 7 p.m. newscast, to become chief anchor and managing editor for a division in charge of handling all breaking news coverage for Fox News.

Instead of a doing a fixed hour of straight news amid the commentators that front most of the Fox News shows, Smith's reporting will be "weaved in," as he says, throughout the day when necessary...

read more

Shepard Smith Promises a "New and Better" Fox Report

courtesy FNC

Shepard Smith’s fast-paced nightly program The Fox Report has been the most-watched cable news show at 7 pm since October 2001. But when the program celebrates its eighth anniversary in September, there’ll be a new set, new graphics and, Smith says, a whole new approach to delivering the day’s events. But, wait, didn’t we hear something about reinventing the evening news when Katie Couric was hired by CBS last year? The Biz talked with Smith about why he’s forging ahead with an overhaul to his program — and why you won’t see him moderate a presidential-candidates debate anytime Why relaunch the program? Your ratings are good, and visually it’s always looked cutting-edge.Shepard Smith: It was when we first rolled it out. The goal is to always be able to communicate in a new and better way. There are certain kinds of stories that have never really worked well with television, stories that are just so visually deficient. We’... read more

Are You Watching?

Loading ...
Premiered: 1999, on FOX News Channel
Rating: None
User Rating: (145 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Premise: An evening newscast reviewing and analyzing top stories of the day.


TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular